Texas activist beaten by two men because of gender identity

Stephanie Martinez is a transgender activist in Austin, TX. She met Rayshad Deloach in an online chat room. Deloach said he was interested in learning about transgender people/issues.

This is not unusual by itself. We must educate our fellow citizens about who we are in order to establish our niche in society. That's pretty much why I do what I do.

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Best Practices

The Minnesota Department of Education has created a toolkit to support transgender and gender-nonconforming students.

The School Safety Technical Assistance Council, the department's advisory council on bullying prevention and intervention efforts, voted last week to approve the dissemination of formal guidance to Minnesota's public and charter schools for creating inclusive environments for transgender and gender-nonconforming students.

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Forward motion

With the US House acting like the Texas Senate and the Texas Senate moving like they can't punish transgender people fast enough for daring to exist, I just had to go looking for something a bit more positive.

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Some things never change

The Salvation Army is at it again.

A substance abuse center operated by the organization has been exposed by the New York City Commission on Human Rights to be discriminating on the basis of gender identity, which tuns out to be illegal in NYC. The center has been found to be one of four refusing to accept transgender patients, discriminating in housing by assigning rooms based on gender assigned at birth rather than gender identity, subjecting patients to invasive physical examinations, and/or segregating transgender patirnts away from their other clients.

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Transphobe to take case to Michigan Supreme Court

Yvette Cormier sued Planet Fitness of Midland back in February of 2015 after she encountered a transgender woman in the common area of the women's locker room.

She left the locker room and notified the front desk that a “man” was using the women’s locker room, and was told the gym’s policy is that people are allowed to use the corresponding facilities of whatever sex they identify with, court documents state.

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